Northern New York Newspapers
Watertown Daily Times
The Journal
Daily Courier-Observer
NNY Ads
NNY Business
NNY Living
Malone Telegram
Thu., Apr. 24
SUBSCRIBE
Serving the communities of Massena and Potsdam, New York
Related Stories

Morley Volunteer Fire Company receives $40K

ARTICLE OPTIONS
A A
print this article
e-mail this article

CANTON — Thanks to a $32,000 loan and an $8,000 grant, Morley Volunteer Fire Company firefighters will receive new protective uniforms and updated storage space for their vehicles.

The money, awarded Monday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development, came through a Community Facilities Program, which targets improvements in community resources as well as environmental projects.

USDA Rural Development State Director Bryan Clerkin said the responsibilities of rural community fire fighters extend beyond extinguishing blazes to other emergency situations.

The Morley Volunteer Fire Department, whose officials could not be reached for comment Tuesday, operates two engines, two tankers, a brush unit and a heavy rescue unit out of 7220 County Route 27 in Canton.

Connect with Us
DCO on FacebookWDT on Twitter
Reader Rewards
Reader Rewards